Josh Goldberg
Josh Goldberg
Hi, I’m Josh! I’m an independent full time open source developer. I work on projects in the TypeScript ecosystem, most notably typescript-eslint: the tooling that enables ESLint and Prettier to run on TypeScript code. I’m also the author of the O’Reilly Learning TypeScript book, a Microsoft MVP for developer technologies, and an active conference speaker. My personal projects range from static analysis to meta-languages to recreating retro games in the browser. Also cats.
React Day Berlin 2023React Day Berlin 2023
Dec 12, 19:03
Type System React
TypeScript's type system is incredibly powerful. It can represent bizarrely complex interdependent JavaScript types and comes with a Turing-complete set of logical conditions. But this is a React conference, right? Let's implement a primitive React purely in the type system. For fun!
React Summit US 2023React Summit US 2023
22 min
Type-Safe Style Systems: The Future of CSS
Most CSS developers today write visual styles in terms of what you literally see: exact color values, size numbers, and so on. But what if you could write styles as a function of how they fit into your design system? And what if you could get type safety in specifying and using those values, including in responsive props?
This talk will dive into some of the key features and flaws in many design system builders today such as Chakra UI and Tailwind. We'll establish what the best next steps for design systems should be with type-safe TypeScript APIs and performance both for prebuilt pages and at runtime.
React Advanced Conference 2023React Advanced Conference 2023
22 min
Power Fixing React Performance Woes
Next.js and other wrapping React frameworks provide great power in building larger applications. But with great power comes great performance responsibility - and if you don’t pay attention, it’s easy to add multiple seconds of loading penalty on all of your pages. Eek! Let’s walk through a case study of how a few hours of performance debugging improved both load and parse times for the Centered app by several hundred percent each. We’ll learn not just why those performance problems happen, but how to diagnose and fix them. Hooray, performance! ⚡️
React Day Berlin 2022React Day Berlin 2022
21 min
Statically Detecting React App Bugs with TypeScript and ESLint
There are amazing tools out there providing you with excellent type safety. But when you get to the client-side fetching, things go wild. Even if you have perfectly typed backed, you lose the type information during the client-side communication. Yes, you can use GraphQL or protobuf and generate types, but... what if I told you there's an easier way? A way that lets you develop your apps smoother than with REST or GraphQL? How? RPC! Say hi to maximum productivity with fantastic developer experience.
GraphQL Galaxy 2021GraphQL Galaxy 2021
21 min
GraphQL + Apollo + Next.js: A Lovely Trio
Modern frontend applications want to efficiently query data on page load and navigate, format the data with TypeScript, and cache data between repeat requests. Setting that all up on your own is a chore... but with Apollo and Next.js, you can set up your client to auto-generate TypeScript types, cache query results intelligently, and generally be a breeze to work with.